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How COVID Changed Healthcare - Media Invited to Ask Questions
 
When: May 21, 2020, at 2 PM EDT

Topic: How COVID changed Healthcare

Panelists:

Mary Dale Peterson M.D., MSHCA, FACHE, FASA -  President - American Society of Anesthesiologists. Peterson can discuss the guidelines to resume surgery, safety for patients and healthcare workers.

Susan McDaniel, PhD - Professor of Families & Health in the Departments of Psychiatry and Family Medicine - University of Rochester. McDaniel can discuss mental health issues as it relates to the pandemic and the strain on healthcare workers and their families. 

Joseph A. Dearani, MD, President of The Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Chair, Cardiovascular Surgery -  Mayo Clinic.

Professor Gilberto Montibeller -  Professor of Management Science at Loughborough University (UK) &  Senior Research Fellow at CREATE, University of Southern California.

Eunice Wang, MD - Chief of Leukemia and Director of Infusion Services, Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center.Wang can discuss how to safely continue oncology care, measures centers are taking as they return to more in-person encounters, and the expanded role for virtual visits.

Where: Newswise Live event space on Zoom

Registration for media, as well as colleagues from participating Newswise member institutions

This live event will also be recorded and transcribed for use by media and communicators after it is concluded.

Science News

21-May-2020


How COVID Changed Healthcare: Newswise Live Expert Panel May 21, 2020

Healthcare After COVID: what's changing about the healthcare system to adapt, what areas are under strain, the mental health of healthcare workforce, closures and job losses, adoption of telehealth and how to safely restore routine healthcare service...

– Newswise

20-May-2020


Overcoming challenges of individuals with autism spectrum disorders during the COVID-19 pandemic

Dr. Adrien A. Eshraghi and University of Miami Health System coauthors published a new correspondence titled COVID-19: overcoming the challenges faced by individuals with autism and their families in The Lancet Psychiatry. In this commentary, the au...

– University of Miami Health System, Miller School of Medicine

COVID-19: overcoming the challenges faced by individuals with autism and their families in The Lancet Psychiatry

Social and Behavioral Sciences

21-May-2020


Life at Home During the Pandemic

While many Americans agree that the coronavirus is changing life at home on an unprecedented scale, men and women report significant differences in their views and behavior, according to the first comprehensive study of the social and cultural impact...

– USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism

20-May-2020


Most young people with increased suicide risk only display ‘mild to moderate’ mental distress – study

• Around 70% of young people who report self-harming or suicidal thoughts are within normal or non-clinical range of mental distress. • First study to suggest ‘prevention paradox’ in mental health: tiny wellbeing improvements in entire po...

– University of Cambridge

BMJ Open


Inspiring stories from women like themselves helped these moms improve their diet

When researchers asked overweight low-income moms who should be in study videos promoting healthy lifestyle behaviors, moms said they wanted to see themselves. The researchers obliged. And the intervention they designed produced the desired results w...

– Ohio State University

Appetite


How Social Media Platforms Can Contribute to Dehumanizing Other People

A recent analysis of discourse on Facebook highlights how social media can be used to dehumanize entire groups of people.

– North Carolina State University

Social Media + Society, May 2020


Obesity not related to how close you live to fast food or gyms

A new study from Lund University in Sweden has shown no correlation between obesity and how close you live to fast food restaurants or gyms.

– Lund University

International Journal of Obesity


Obesity not related to how close you live to fast food or gyms

A new study from Lund University in Sweden has shown no correlation between obesity and how close you live to fast food restaurants or gyms.

– Lund University

International Journal of Obesity


Diversity experts say COVID-19 has exacerbated class, racial disparities

Face coverings, one of the recommended strategies to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, can evoke “mental gymnastics” for some groups—particularly those in communities who are already viewed with suspicion, according to a diversity expert at W...

– West Virginia University


How to Help Your Teen During COVID-19

Teens are missing out on once-in-a-lifetime milestones like prom and graduation. Our expert offers advice on how to help teens cope with their sadness and grief.

– Children's Hospital Los Angeles


Center offers COVID-19 training and resources for individuals with autism spectrum disorder

The HANDS in Autism® Interdisciplinary Training & Resource Center at IUPUI launched a Coronavirus Hub for educators, families, and medical professionals to assist them in helping individuals with autism spectrum disorder cope during the pandemic.

– Indiana University

19-May-2020


Exposure to TV alcohol ads linked to drinking behavior

New research from Cornell University shows the more alcohol ads someone was exposed to, the more likely they were to report consuming at least one alcoholic drink in the previous month. And among drinkers, exposure to more ads correlated to consuming...

– Cornell University

Addiction


Women told more white lies in evaluations than men: study

Women are more likely to be given inaccurate performance feedback, according to new research by Lily Jampol, Ph.D. ’14, and Vivian Zayas, associate professor of psychology in the College of Arts and Sciences, published in Personality and Social Psy...

– Cornell University

Gendered White Lies: Women Are Given Inflated Performance Feedback Compared to Men


Cooperation Can Be Contagious Particularly When People See the Benefit for

Seeing someone do something good for someone else motivates witnesses to perform their own helpful acts, an insight that could help drive cooperative behavior in communities navigating through the health crisis.

– University of Texas at Austin (UT Austin)

APA PsycNet


Is your job killing you? Stress, lack of autonomy and ability can lead to depression and death

As millions continue working from home during the pandemic or are required to report to jobs as essential employees, many have raised questions about how these work conditions impact our health -- and not just as they relate to COVID-19. A new study ...

– Indiana University

Applied Psychology


Replacing time spent sitting with sleep or light activity may improve your mood

Moving more and sitting less was a challenge for many, even before states started issuing stay-at-home orders. Despite disruptions to our work and exercise routines, new research shows that making subtle changes at home may improve our mental health....

– Iowa State University

American Journal of Preventive Medicine


Learning to Cope, Finding Hope

CSU experts weigh in on how to cope with anxiety, disappointment and loss during COVID-19.

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

18-May-2020


Covid-19: Managing mental health with yoga

The ancient practice of yoga could provide a sustainable exercise alternative for thousands of people isolating at home, as new research from the University of South Australia, shows that movement-based yoga can significantly improve mental health. ...

– University of South Australia

British Journal of Sports Medicine

Embargo expired on 18-May-2020 at 18:30 ET


Study finds people are more satisfied after quitting the status quo

A new paper in The Review of Economic Studies, published by Oxford University Press, finds that people who use a coin toss to decide on an important change are more likely to follow through with that decision, are more satisfied with that decision, a...

– Oxford University Press

The Review of Economic Studies


Expert available to comment on COVID-19 risk perception and summer vacations

Becky Liu-Lastres, assistant professor in the Department of Tourism, Event, and Sport Management at IUPUI is available to talk about COVID-19’s potential impact on vacations this summer, particularly how tourists will make travel decisions based on...

Expert Available

– Indiana University

Education

18-May-2020


CSU-trained Journalists: Vital to California

California citizens need reputable news and trusted information today more than ever, and the CSU is preparing the future workforce of truth-seeking journalists.

– California State University (CSU) Chancellor's Office

Pop Culture

18-May-2020


UNH Hospitality Expert Comments on Restaurants Reopening & Reinventing Themselves Due to COVID-19

Expert Available

– University of New Hampshire

Law and Public Policy

20-May-2020


Study suggests aggressive carbon taxation could help US meet targets in Paris agreement

Nearly all the countries of the world ratified the Paris Agreement in 2016. The accord aims to limit the increase of the world's temperature to less than 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial temperatures

– Carnegie Mellon University

Environmental Research Communications


Wichita State University technology breathes new life into aging Army helicopter fleet

The US Army is turning to “digital-twin” technology from Wichita State University to resolve challenges and boost efficiencies for its enduring fleet of Black Hawk helicopters.

– Wichita State University

19-May-2020


Rolling 50/30 day cycle of lockdown and relaxation could be a useful option for managing COVID-19, model suggests

An alternating cycle of 50 days of strict lockdown followed by 30 days of easing could be an effective strategy for reducing the number of COVID-19-related deaths and admissions to intensive care units, say an international team of researchers.

– University of Cambridge

European Journal of Epidemiology

Embargo expired on 19-May-2020 at 19:00 ET

18-May-2020


Insights for reopening economies

Alessandro Rebucci, an economist and associate professor at Johns Hopkins Carey Business School, has analyzed the impact of current health interventions to stop COVID-19 as well as lessons learned from previous economic crises. He offers important in...

Expert Available

– Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School

LifeWire Announcement


Harness artificial intelligence and take control your health

Sedentary behaviours, poor sleep and questionable food choices are major contributors of chronic disease, including diabetes, anxiety, heart disease and many cancers. But what if we could prevent these through the power of smart technologies?

– University of South Australia


The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation Announces 2020 Fellows

The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering the most promising innovators in science and technology, has announced the 2020 recipients of the Hertz Fellowship. This year’s fellowships will fund 16 research...

– The Fannie and John Hertz Foundation

Embargo expired on 20-May-2020 at 10:00 ET


UIC ranks 14th among public universities in ‘QS World University Rankings: USA’

A national ranking has recognized UIC’s commitment to excellence, achievement and diversity.

– University of Illinois at Chicago


Class of 2020: 980 Students Graduate from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health recognized graduates of the Class of 2020 in a pre-recorded Convocation ceremony broadcast yesterday.

– Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health


New Research Will Explore Language Biases in COVID-19 Information Searches on the Internet

Rutgers School of Public Health assistant professor, Pamela Valera, PhD, MSW, and Rutgers School of Communication and Information assistant professor, Vivek Singh, PhD, have received a National Science Foundation grant to analyze the differences in C...

– Rutgers School of Public Health


Augustana Announces Viking Flex Plan for Fall Semester 2020

​Augustana announced today its Viking Flex Plan for Fall Semester 2020, with classes set to begin on campus in late August. The university plans to proceed with a hybrid/flexible approach, which will include both face-to-face and virtual components...

– Augustana University, South Dakota

LifeWire Higher Education Events


UCI New Venture Competition “Ant Tank” Competition

Ten startups will compete for the Grand Prize in a three-minute fast-pitch, facing a panel of distinguished judges from Orange County’s startup ecosystem.

– University of California, Irvine, Paul Merage School of Business


University Awards Degree to Student Who Died from Covid-19

“Robert was someone who just kept working and working, taking a class or two even as he held a full-time job,” said the university’s president. “He truly embodied the work ethic and the dedication to learning that many of our students represe...

– Academy Communications

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